A scorching summer’s night in Mississippi. On a cotton plantation, a Southern family gathers to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. In the steamy, oppressive heat, lies and deceits dance between Maggie and her has-been hero husband Brick.

A shattering revelation. And a play to take control of the family fortune. When secrets and searing tensions combine, family and feelings must be faced with unwavering honesty. Afterall, the future of Maggie’s marriage is at stake. And with the entire family in crisis, she will have to be as clever as a cat to land on her feet. But which version of the truth is real? And which one will win out?

In this Pulitzer prize-winning drama, Tennessee Williams explores universal themes of greed, desire and death.

Made unforgettable in the Oscar-nominated film starring Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman and Burl Ives, Cat On A Hot Tin Roof is a heart-rending, poetic and powerful twentieth century masterpiece.


BSL Interpreted Performance:
Mon 10 August, 8.00pm

Post Show Talk:
Thur 3 September, after the matinée

  • Creative Team

    Director Elizabeth Newman

    Set and Costume Designer Adrian Rees

  • Writers

    Tennessee Williams

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